TANTO (短刀)

What is Tanto (短刀)?

tanto japanese sword

  • Tanto refers to knives with the blade from 15 cm to 30 cm.
  • Tanto is designed to stab, while KATANA(刀) is to swing down.
  • Very thick Tanto is classified as YOROI-DOSHI(鎧通し) which literary means Armor Piercer.
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